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. >> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news on the cw. >> from the russian river to the santa cruz mountains and just about everywhere in between a mass and this storm is not over. >> one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the bay area now the scene of a murder history. how the weather could complicate the investigation. and 1,491 days after you voted for prop eight. will the supreme court finally step in and resolve the issue of same sex marriage. >> swollen rivers. flooded streets. fallen trees and people in the dark. this a little november storm just gave the bay area a nasty beating and the second round in the fight is not over yet. paul deanno, it's not over yet. >>> cbs 5 high definition doppler is still showing some rainfall. we had widespread rainfall rates about a half inch of rain per hour. tonight scattered showers out there with very small pocket of moderate rainfall. one of those pockets is right over the top of heelsburg. some scattered showers around paulo alto. and walnut creeks. the break between these soakers round two and round three that continues tonight. t
. then a short time later a major power outage knocked out the rail system. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook is in san francisco where crews are working to get the trains back on track. liz? >> reporter: yeah, between 40,000 to 50,000 commuters were affected this evening. some took over two hours to get home. the muni meltdown all began here with a gruesome accident. >> all of a sudden she came across and i had seen her and the trolley. i mean it kept going past her and i had seen her. but when the trolley went past, i didn't see her. >> reporter: brandon watched as a woman in a wheelchair clipped the back of the trolley dragged underneath the trolley car along market from deloris to church street. >> she might have been bending over when the incident occurred. >> reporter: the woman was taken to the hospital for life- threatening injuries. that accident happened at 5:30 shutting down service. 45 minutes later, another meltdown. the transformer that gives power to all the underground lines blew up. shutting down service to the entire underground transits. >> apparently it was damaged with wa
for round 2 tomorrow night. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> in tahoe, they got a mix of rain and snow today. ski resorts at lake level is above could get several feet of snow when all is said and done. log onto cbssf.com/weather. >>> it happened in the blink of an eye. two robbers stormed a bay area jewelry store flashing their guns and swinging their hammers. >> reporter: this surveillance video captured the longest 75 seconds of these employees' lives. >> did you think you were going to die? >> it crosses your mind. i was just waiting for him to shoot me. >> reporter: they didn't want to show their faces on camera but described two men bursting into the store yesterday afternoon. the first robber went right for the safe. the other man went straight for the jewelry case, smashed out the glass with a hammer and scooped out more than 150 rings into a trash can he brought with him. you can see a customer refusing the robbers' orders to get down. instead she hovered over the stroller to protect her 2.5 month old infant. >> protecting her child. a mother, a new born. she was -- protecting her child
. >>> you're watching fuse news -- cbs5 eyewitness news on the cw round two of storms just getting started. we'll pinpoint the areas that will get hit the hard sgles a bay area rap you busted by the feds. >> cops a-hear a lot of ex- excuses for bad driving but wait until you hear this excuse. >> let's get to chief meteorologist paul deanno who is draking this storm. >> and there is now a lot to track. we're seeing a lot of activity just to the north of the golden gate and anywhere north and west of interstate 80. look at the radar, see how active it is. clear lake pouring, hidden valley lake, pouring, santa rosa, north up to clover dale, it is pouring. that's nevada nevada and the bay. south of the golden gate is not getting heavy rain fall. all of that heavy rain is creeping slowly to the south. it's going to be a wet day all day tomorrow, windy at times with rough surf. the national weather service has issued a flash flood watch for the coastline and all moint nous areas and the north bay and wand advisory is in effect for tomorrow morning. this is just in, look at th
risk is for tomorrow. reporting live in napa, don knapp, cbs 5. >> another river being watch asked in the south in the santa cruz mountains. the san lorenzo is running high and fast. it runs through several mountain communities. problems the rain is causing in the south bay and on the peninsula. >> the rain has been coming down in the south bay and along the peninsula. it's cause ago lot of problems for streets and parking lots. take a look at this parking lot. you can see the amount of water. i'm standing in a foot deep of water right here. firefighters pumped water out of this flooded redwood city complex late saturday night. >> it was up to a foot deep. >> reporter: they got the water out before it could cause any damage. the heavy rain -- moving from one trouble spot to another. >> it's been very busy today. particularly with the rain. a lot of freeway accidents currently. >> reporter: the santa cruz mountains a crew sent to help restore power needed help themselves after a large oak tree fell on top of their truck. >> bad luck. >> reporter: it happened friday night on stevens
the website with new videos every week. from petty crimes to serious felonies. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> police are investigating a deadly shooting in san francisco's western edition neighborhood. just before 8:00, officers found a man in his 20s with gunshot wounds to his stomach and leg near grove and buchanan. he died at the hospital an hour later. >>> a strange case in the south bay where two people are in jail accused of kidnapping a handy man and then forcing him to do home repairs. it all started at a home on caldwell court and ended with the victim escaping at a south san jose gas station. >> reporter: detectives say this morgan hill mansion was the scene of a full day of punch, death threats, kidnapping, and home repair! >> so they beat him up and said fix this? >> correct. he was threaten eded and forced to work at the house. rarp handy man was lure -- >> reporter: a handy man was lured into the sprawling home complete with pool, beach volleyball and tennis courts. for the next six hour, they beat the handy man, threatened to kill him, and made him fix the dishwasher, a br
back. but cbs 5's sharon chin tells us they made a new improvements first! and guess what paid for that? >> reporter: three days before senator ellen corbitt surrendered her prius, she got a 55 vehicle inspection, a new water pump, drive belt, and gps update. taxpayers paid more than $800. then she bought the car for personal use. her staff declined comment. 37 of the 64 lawmakers eventually bought their state-issued cars. that's after taxpayers paid $78,000 in repairs and maintenance in the months before they gave them up. from oil changes to new parts. >> unfortunately they made a mistake, and i think some of them hope it wouldn't be figured out by the public. >> reporter: california was the only state to have a perk for cars until a year ago. the program was ended to $55 million a year. some -- -- $5 million a year. this chevy tahoe wracked up thousands of dollars of work. the car was nearly 100,000 miles. he bought it weeks later. >> as a taxpayer, it's my money going to it, so it's frustrating. >> it sounds like we're getting ripped off. [ laughter ] >> doesn't sound fair at all. w
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